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Using Props to Improve Your eBay Photos

To take good photos of your eBay auction items, you need some props. Although you may think it strange that a line item in your accounting program will read [more…]

Where to Store Your eBay Images

You need a safe place to store your pictures for eBay. If your images don't appear when someone clicks your auction, or if your images take too long to load, a user might click off your auction and go [more…]

Alternative eBay Electronic Payment Options

eBay allows buyers to pay in several ways, and although PayPal is the most common payment method, other options are available. Person-to-person payment systems allow buyers to authorize payments from their [more…]

Selling on eBay with PayPal

PayPal allows eBay buyers to safely click and pay with a credit card, instant transfer, or e-check directly from eBay (or thousands of other online stores) after they've won an auction or made a purchase [more…]

How to Download eBay Transaction Information from PayPal

PayPal makes recordkeeping for your eBay auction business a snap. A brilliant feature of PayPal is that you can download your sales and deposit history to your computer. Although PayPal also offers files [more…]

How to Register as an eBay Seller with PayPal

PayPal makes running an eBay business easy. It helps you manage payments and even gives you all the tools you need for recordkeeping. If you are running eBay auctions but aren't registered with PayPal [more…]

Accepting Credit Card Payments on eBay

As an eBay seller, you can accept credit card payments from the winning bidders on your auction items. Paying by credit card is becoming more popular on eBay. Plus, major credit card payment services have [more…]

Ramping Up Your eBay.com.au Business

You started out slowly selling on eBay; now you’re thinking about devoting more time to your eBay business, because you think have the beginnings of a real-live e-business. You’re going to need a few things [more…]

Knowing What to Sell in Your eBay.com.au Store

The key to successfully selling items at eBay is to find things people actually want to buy at the right price. That might seem obvious, but having stuff to [more…]

Stocking Your eBay.com.au Store

If you’re not sure what you want to sell for profit at eBay — but you’re a shop-till-you-drop person by nature — then you’ve got an edge. Incorporate your advanced shopping techniques into your daily routine [more…]

Watching Out for eBay.com.au Announcements

Keeping up with eBay’s announcements and news is really important. On the eBay All General Announcements page you will find information that gets released each month to the buying and selling community [more…]

Making Money on eBay For Dummies Cheat Sheet (Australian Edition)

Setting up a store is only the first step to making money on eBay.com.au — but what are you going to sell? And where will you buy all your eBay inventory? Here are some tips for deciding on what’s trendy [more…]

The eCheck's in the E-Mail

The page you are looking for was recently moved. Don't worry, it's still here; it just has a new address: http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/how-do-buyers-and-sellers-use-echeck.html [more…]

Selling Stuff on eBay: Strategies and Tips

Whether you want to turn clutter into cash or heirlooms into windfalls, selling your items on eBay is simple. Here are useful tips to be a successful seller on eBay: [more…]

Buying Stuff on eBay: Strategies and Tips

If you’re thinking about buying something on eBay, use these tips to place smart bids and get fixed-price deals on your must-have item: [more…]

eBay Feedback Do's and Don'ts

eBay's members regulate themselves through the use of feedback. Although feedback can tell you a lot about how smoothly a transaction may go, it does have some limitations. Here is a list of things you [more…]

Cool eBay Tools

You can find a lot of cool eBay tools on CooleBayTools.com, the website of Marsha Collier, the author of eBay For Dummies. You can find Marsha's top eBay tips and tools to stay up-to-date on eBay changes [more…]

Make 'Never, Ever Give Up' Your Online Business Mantra

Yes, this does sound like a cheesy song from the 80s, but the message is really important. There are really only two types of online entrepreneurs: Those who keep trying to get a business off the ground [more…]

10 Ways to Make Money Quickly as a Micro-Entrepreneur

Even as a micro-entrepreneur, you may need some cash in a hurry. There are dozens of different ways to make money as a micro-entrepreneur, but to help you keep focused, here are ten proven ways to make [more…]

Find Items to Sell as a Micro-Entrepreneur

One opportunity for you as a micro-entrepreneur is to buy items at a low price and sell them at a profit. To build an inventory of items for your micro-entrepreneurial business, focus on paying the smallest [more…]

Sell Items Online at a Profit as a Micro-Entrepreneur

One opportunity for micro-entrepreneurs is to buy items at low prices and sell them at a profit. It’s easy for micro-entrepreneurs to find items selling at bargain prices in today’s economy. Before you [more…]

Know Your eBay Buying Terms

To become an eBay power user, it's best to understand some common terms and definitions that you'll see frequently on the website. Bolster your buying [more…]

eBay For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Before you jump into buying and selling on eBay, you should learn a few terms, check out some helpful tips to be a successful eBay seller and buyer, understand the importance of feedback, and use [more…]

Choose a Sales Format for Your eBay Merchandise

eBay offers several options to sell your merchandise on the site. You can sell via fixed- price listings, or you may run traditional auctions. Other types of listings — Best Offer [more…]

Using eBay Marketing Tools to Increase Your Sales

eBay offers vendors who sell on the site some promotional aids, located under the Marketing Tools heading. You can perform many tasks that help bring customers to your store [more…]

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